Marisa Leonard

Vice President, Head of Business Development

Marisa Leonard

Corporate Officer

Marisa is the Head of Business Development at Neogene Therapeutics. Prior to joining Neogene, Marisa spent nearly five years at Kite, a Gilead Company, where she worked in Business Development. Marisa worked on the Gilead / Kite acquisition and was responsible for leading cell therapy transactions including partnerships, academic collaborations and outlicenses.

Previously, Marisa was a healthcare investment banker at Leerink Partners in New York where she focused on capital raises and partnerships for biopharma companies.

She earned her B.A. in both Mathematics and Economics from Boston College.